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Read Landscapes for Key Stage 2 at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

KS2 Geography and PE Activities

Investigating Rivers

Explore river features, learn about how they are formed and undertake some river measurement exercises. Do some detective work to discover how and why the rivier's course changed in the past.
Curriculum Links: Geography
Availability: March to November
Maximum group size: 70
Price: See standard charges below

Orienteering Challenge

Develop your map reading skills and knowledge of orienteering with games and small scale map activities, then put them into practice finding clues hidden in the meadows - a race against time.
Curriculum Links: PE, Geography
Availability: March to November
Maximum group size: 70
Price: See standard charges below

Receive a 20% discount if booked with Orienteering Antics outreach workshop.

Orienteering Antics

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!
Acquire the basic skills to follow an orienteering course: compass use, position location, map orientation.
Curriculum Links: PE, Geography
1½ hr workshop suitable for groups of up to 30 children
Availability: All months except June and July
Cost: £100 + VAT, additional workshops on the same day £50 + VAT
Follow-up this outreach with our Orienteering Challenge day at the Discovery Centre and receive a 20% discount on your visit


The standard price structure for the led activities are:

  • 25 children or fewer – £90 + VAT
  • 26 to 35 children (or one class, whichever number is larger) – £120 + VAT
  • 36 to 50 children – £180 + VAT
  • 51 to 70 children – £240 + VAT

Further Information and Booking

Click here to download a copy of our 2018/19 Education Brochure.

For further details of individual activities, to discuss your individual requirements and/or to make a booking, call 01588 676060 or contact Stephanie at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is operated by Grow Cook Learn, a registered charity, connecting people to the food, history and landscape of the Shropshire Hills, providing opportunities to local people and visitors to learn and discover.
Registered Charity in England Number 1158795